Coming off a surprise 3-0 series win over Pakistan, a mostly young Sri Lankan team has been retained for three matches in Australia starting later this month.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 07:45:47 +1100.
Bangladeshi Mohammed Abdul Shakur, 46, allegedly killed 26-year-old Juli Begum and children Anika and Thanha Khanum, aged five and six, in east London on New Year's Day 2007.
Daily Mail. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 20:21:50 +0100.
SHOPIAN, India (AP) - Kashmir's apple orchards, backbone of the economy and livelihood for nearly half the people living there, are deserted with fruit rotting on the trees at a time when they should be bustling with harvesters. ...
Sheikh Saaliq. Washington Times. Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:46:10 -0400.
MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican immigration authorities say they have deported 311 Indian citizens in an unprecedented repatriation to that South Asian nation. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 16 Oct 2019 23:19:34 -0400.
Canadian athleisure brand Lululemon Athletica says it is launching a full investigation into allegations that workers at a supplier factory in Bangladesh have been subjected to physical abuse.
Just Style. Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:03:00 GMT.
India has ample growth and investment opportunity in the natural gas space. To augment the development, the government of India is going to invest $60B in natural gas infrastructure.
Jewel Saha. Zacks. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:35:00 GMT.
Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrested 13 women for holding an anti-India protest and two suspected militants shot and killed a truck driver near an apple orchard where he had picked up fruit boxes, police say.
CBC News. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:27:11 EDT.
Since 2014 India has been the fastest growing economy in the world, surpassing China and maintaining an 8% GDP growth rate every year. Jet Airways was grounded this year and Air India continues to lose money. ...
By James Asquith, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:42:39 +0000.
The bill addresses education, sexual violence and other key issues. "Many girls in my country don't even know what their rights are," says Kanchan Amatya of Nepal.
Diane Cole. NPR. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 16:06:35 -0400.
LONDON and NEW DELHI, Oct. 11, 2019 -- EY today announced the development of a mobile platform in collaboration with Tribal Planet to help girls 13-18 years of age pursue STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 11:36:00 +0000.
A nuclear war between India and Pakistan could, over the span of less than a week, kill 50-125 million people -- more than the death toll during all six years of World War II, according to new research.
Science Daily. Wed, 02 Oct 2019 14:42:51 EDT.
It's been a bad year for dengue fever, a painful, debilitating virus that is surging in the Philippines, Bangladesh, Vietnam and other nations. There is no cure for dengue, which is spread by mosquitos. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 26 Sep 2019 03:12:08 -0400.
Facts About South Asian States
The nations of South Asia include the populous countries of India and
Bangladesh as well as Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
More news and information about selected South Asian nations
is available at the official government websites listed below.
The Republic of India's
capital city is New Delhi, and its currency is
the Indian Rupee. Hindi and English are the primary languages used
in India, and in 2007, India's estimated population was 1,129,866,000.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh's capital city is Dhaka, and its
currency is the Taka. The country's primary language is Bengali,
and in 2007, the estimated population of Bangladesh was 150,448,000.
The Kingdom of Bhutan's
capital city is Thimbu, and its national currency
is the Ngultrum. The Kingdom's primary language is Dzongkha, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 2,328,000.
The Republic of Maldives'
capital city is Male, and its national currency
is the Rufiyaa. Dhivehi is the primary language of Maldives, and
in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 369,000.
The Kingdom of Nepal's
capital city is Kathmandu, and its currency
is the Nepalese Rupee. Nepal's primary language is Nepali, and
in 2007, its estimated population was 28,902,000.
The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka's capital city is
Colombo, and its national currency is the Sri Lankan Rupee.
The primary languages of Sri Lanka are Sinhala and Tamil, and in 2007,
the country's population was estimated at 20,926,000.